Adventure Packed Fort Myers Activities for Thrill-Seekers

Flyboarding, boating, parasailing - Adventure packed Fort Myers, Florida activities. Must Do Visitor Guides
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Fort Myers, Florida is an ideal spot for a relaxing vacation, but also offers heart-pumping adventures for thrill seekers. From intense speed boating tours to escape rooms, here are our favorite things to do in Sanibel and Fort Myers for a thrilling vacation.

Two girls smiling on an exciting parasail ride over the water.
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Estero Island Parasail

Locals and tourists alike head to Estero Island Parasail for solo or side-by-side parasail adventures. The staff can also provide a controlled dip in the water after soaring high in the sky. Guests are secured in a comfortable safety harness and can opt to get action shots of their parasail with up to 30 high-quality digital photos on an SD card.

Sanibel Thriller boat tour speeds across the water with a boat full of excited passengers.
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Sanibel Thriller 

Looking for adrenaline pumping things to do in Fort Myers that glide over the water? Join a thrill ride with a Sanibel and Captiva tour along the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound. A narrated tour gives visitors an opportunity to see wildlife, dolphins, exotic birdlife, and a look at the historic Sanibel Lighthouse. Unlike a leisurely, lazy cruise, the Sanibel Thriller is an exciting high-speed boat tour, with plenty of opportunities to see it all and enjoy the adventure.

Man soars above the Gulf of Mexico off Captiva Island, Florida on a Flyboard.
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YOLO Watersports Flyboarding

As the name implies, YOLO Watersports or You Only Live Once) takes visitors on a unique, thrill-seeking flyboard tour around Captiva Island. Safe and fun for guests young and old alike, YOLO’s flyboards hover above Captiva Island waters. You’ll quickly see why YOLO is a favorite among adrenaline pumping things to do in Fort Myers, Florida. Visitors feel like they’re positively flying while soaring above the water. We would say this is a once in a lifetime kind of excursion, but the good news is you can come back for more.

After your adventure in Fort Myers is done for the day, post all your epic selfies and action shots and unwind with a cold drink during sunset. Tomorrow is another day where you can get up and choose your new thrill-seeking activity. 

Man flyboarding over the Gulf of Mexico in Sanibel, Florida. Fort Myers Activities for thrill-seekers. Must Do Visitor Guides.
Photo credit Debi Pittman Wilkey

Written by: Susan Finch | Author Website

Susan Finch is a travel writer and content marketer for the tourism industry who spends her time obsessing over the latest travel trends, wrangling her small kids, and planning her family's next big adventure.